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Accounts Payable Customer Service

Location:
Georgia, United States
Posted:
January 18, 2017

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SIAFA G. JALEIBA

EMAIL:acycse@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 404-***-****

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Dedicated office professional with proven strengths in Accounting and Financial Management

Extensive experience

in managerial accounting, strategic cost organization and financial accounting

Performance-driven with experience in project coordination, performing accounting tasks such as journal entries, accurate recording, maintaining files with pay records, invoices, balance sheets and other financial documents

Experienced in financial statements, reconciliation, researching, data collection and accounting administrative duties

Ensured compliance with GAAP and SEC rules and regulations

A quick study with new applications and the ability to collaborate within team environment to produce results; in addition to, a resourceful problem solver with proven ability to conceptualize challenging situations to business solutions

Communicated regularly with client management to address ongoing strategies and concerns

excellent leadership, management, oral/written communication, interpersonal, intuitive, and analytic skills. Thrive in both independent and collaborative work environments

Performed financial calculations such as amounts due, interest charges, balances, discounts, equity, and principal

Performed general office duties such as filing, answering telephones, and handling routine correspondence

Reconciled bank statements, prepared journal/accrual entries, and reviewed P&L statements during month-end close

Calculated and prepared checks for utilities, taxes, and other payments

Expertise in strategic planning, new business start up, market plan execution, capital asset oversight, cost containment, budgeting/finance, customer service, and staff training, supervision and mentoring

Strong leadership and motivational skills; exceptional organizational and planning skills; adaptable, and enjoy new challenges

Demonstrated knowledge of financial/accounting practices/procedures and financial analysis

Detailed oriented and resourceful in completion of tasks with ability to multi-task effectively

Working experience in Customer relations, interpersonal communication skills, and excellent computer skills

Recognized for professionalism, positive mental attitude, commitment to excellence, and demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with senior management, associates, and customers

Experienced in operations management, sales, budget development, staffing, and cost control

Expertise in strategic planning, new business startup, market plan execution, capital asset oversight, cost containment, budgeting/finance, customer service, and staff training, supervision and mentoring

Strong leadership and motivational skills; Exceptional organizational and planning skills; adaptable, and enjoy new challenges

Complied with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations

Proven ability to quickly build rapport, establish trust, train and motivate people of all levels to achieve their maximum potential while attaining corporate objectives

Assisted in the creation of training/ professional development programs for sales and other departments

Equally effective working independently or collaboratively

SKILLS & SUMMARY

TOOLS QuickBooks, MS Office Accounting, Sage 50, Netsuite, Epicor

MS SUITE Exc Word, Excel,Project, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook, InfoPath, Access

OPERATING SYSTEMS Windows 98, 2000, XP, VISTA, 7, 8

SKILLS

Invoice Generation and Reconciliation, Revenue Generation, Accounts Payable Analysis, Accounts Receivable Analysis, Financial Data Analysis Preparation of Interim and Year-end Financial Statements

ACCOUNTING INFO Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Strategic Cost Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Ducor Export and Import Management 05/2003 – Till Date

Accounting Analyst Boston, MA

Analyzed quarterly financial transactions of accounts payable and receivable

Participated in the quarterly preparation of trial balance and financial statements and drafting Credit & Equity Commitment

Facilitated staff meetings and instituted training programs for New-Hire, and received and processed customer orders to ensure proper record keeping

Periodically verified customer accounts to ensure timely payment

Evaluated customer Trade References and recommended Line of Credit

Prepared, examined, and analyzed accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards

Computed taxes owed and prepared tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements

Analyzed business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice

Reported to management regarding the finances of establishment

Developed, maintained, and analyzed budgets, prepared periodic reports - budgeted costs to actual costs

Established tables of accounts, and assigned entries to proper accounts

Implemented, modified, and documented recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology

Prepared forms and manuals for accounting and bookkeeping personnel, and directed their work activities

Surveyed operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, and maintain solutions to business and financial problems

oversaw accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses

Evaluated and advised on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues

Collected and analyzed financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintained solutions to business and financial problems

Ensured compliance with relevant laws and regulations and integrity of financial data

Determined recommendations to achieve the organization’s financial objectives

Coordinated with Purchasing and/or Supplier Managers to resolve payable issues

Provided analytical support and prepared ad hoc analyses as needed

Assisted Global Services internal and external customers with questions regarding registrations, invoicing, revenue recognition, VSOE compliance, and systems reporting

Participated in regular forecast calls to review forecasted projects, order status, performance to date, open issues, quarter end deadlines, policy and procedures

Conducted deal reviews with Management to advise on structure to ensure proper revenue recognition

Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC) 06/1996 – 03/2002

Financial Accounting Supervisor Monrovia – W/Africa

Managed Monthly financial reviews and variance analysis and supervised invoice processing and payments

Examined invoices processed to ensure proper matching of purchasing and receiving documents, proper distribution to general ledger expense accounts, timely and accurate payments

Appropriately, made necessary adjustments, and recorded adjusting entries and efficiently, updated the accounts balances in the Company’s book

Oversaw the activities of Accounts Payable staff, all within direction of accounting functions

Monitored and analyzed specific accounts payable operations, such as invoice research and followed-up, problem documentation, standardization of input

Provided substantial interface with internal and external customers, third party vendors, project teams and cross functional managers/directors

Prepared records, verified, analyzed and reported accounts payable transactions. Maintained and reconciled accounts payable ledger accounts and reports

Developed, directed, planned and evaluated accounts payable policies and procedures. Maintained consistency of adherence to accounts payable goals; established and communicated standard operating procedures

Reviewed work of accounts payable staff to ensure payables are properly documented, and properly approved

Managed accounts payable aging analysis and reconciliation efforts

Established and maintained close relationships with bank executives, auditors, and attorneys, ensuring compliance with all regulatory bodies

Developed and implemented corporate and project oriented financial strategies

Provided financial overview and leadership for all major operating considerations and activities, including development of business and profit plans

Anticipated client needs and responded to their requests. Maintained an excellent service record during a growth period that increased my team’s asset responsibility

Expanded market awareness by attending focus sessions and seminars on the constantly changing foreign markets

Supported internal and external audits requests by successfully reconciling all currencies and security discrepancies with clients and sub-custodians

Performed other related duties and/or special projects as required, including accounting research and purchase accounting

Prepared and/or reviewed - Stock based compensation valuations, EPS calculation, contractual obligations, equity method investments, impairment analyses, pro forma financials (as needed)

Prepared monthly/quarterly balance sheet and income statement analytics for independent auditors and management

Accomplished team goals by cross-training with other Account Managers and taking on additional responsibilities, including a weekly review of overdrafts for all funds in the team

Trained account staff and management peers to utilize bank’s security system

SPECIAL VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENT

Outreach Programs for Senior Citizens 06/2005– 05/2012

Volunteer Lawrenceville, GA

Picked-up and dropped-off mentally disadvantaged people on a daily basis

Devoted twelve hours weekends to visitation, mentoring and counseling of physically challenged senior citizens

Established and maintained contact with families of program participants where applicable

Greeted guests and directed them to other offices or locations

Participated in arranging meetings and recruiting speakers to inform the community about

program goals

Made reminder phone calls to other volunteers who are assigned to projects

Provided extensive mentoring and tutoring services to children in the Lawrenceville community to enhance their academic excellence

EDUCATION

Master of Accounting and Financial Management Atlanta, GA

DeVry University

06/2011 – 01/2013

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (BBA) Monrovia, Liberia

University of Liberia 03/1990 – 12/1995



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